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Ernest Emerson Podcast

Sep 12, 2018

Thomas McCreery is the President of the DARPA Alumni Association as well as the Vice President of Innovation for Zeteo Tech, Inc.. Prior to joining Zeteo Tech Mr. McCreery was the innovation technology lead for the Advanced Missile Systems product line of Raytheon Missile Systems. Mr. McCreery was responsible for creating and leading technology programs ranging from novel structural materials to the use of directed energy to enhance the destruction of anthrax spores. Mr. McCreery served as a program manager in the Special Projects Office and Strategic Technology Office of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency from 2002 to 2007 and created and managed programs in the areas of Radiation Decontamination and Detection, Biological Sensors, Battlefield Medicine, and Advanced Warheads. Mr. McCreery was awarded a DARPA program award for the HISSS program and the Office of Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Public Service. Prior to his time at DARPA Mr. McCreery was the lead biologist for ImaRx Pharmaceutical Corp in Tucson Arizona where he was involved in pharmaceutical development from benchtop formulation to human trials. Mr. McCreery holds a Bachelor of Science in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from the University of Arizona, a Master of Science degree in Biology from the University of North Dakota and a Masters of Business Administration from the Eller School at the University of Arizona. Mr. McCreery served as an M1 Abrams tank crewman in the US Army Reserve and was awarded the Army Achievement Medal with one oak leaf cluster. Mr. McCreery is the author of over 30 publications and is an inventor on 13 issued US Patents. Mr. McCreery attained Raytheon Program Manager Certification at Program Manager Level 4 rating him as trained to manage programs up to $25 million per year.


Ernest and Tom discuss:

September 11th

Anthrax Attacks


Nuclear Tests

Area 51

Origins of the Internet

Stealth Technology

Chimera Virus